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LTFRB chair resigns, accepts OIC post in Office of Press Secretary
LTFRB chair resigns, accepts OIC post in Office of Press Secretary
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LTFRB chair resigns, accepts OIC post in Office of Press Secretary
by Ellicia Del Mundo08 October 2022
Photo courtesy: Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) website

Lawyer Cheloy Garafil announced on Friday that she resigned as the chairperson of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and accepted the offer to help in the Office of the Press Secretary.

“Today, October 7, 2022, I tendered my resignation as LTFRB Chairperson as I have accepted the offer to help in the Office of the Press Secretary as its Undersecretary and OIC,” Girafil said in a statement.

“This is a great honor and privilege and I thank the President for this opportunity to once again work with him in his administration to serve the Filipino people,” she added.

Garafil was a former prosecutor and former official of the House of Representatives Secretariat.

She was also a former practicing journalist and has worked for media organizations such as Associated Press (AP) and Malaya.

On Oct. 4, Former Press Secretary Trixie-Cruz Angeles stepped down from the post due to medical reasons.

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Earlier, President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. said he wanted the next press secretary to be an experienced journalist or a media practitioner.

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